Living room

Ideas for creating inviting living spaces that are stylish, comfortable and functional for every occasion.

Swoon-Worthy Nooks for a Relaxing Lifestyle

In today's hectic world where work takes the front seat, it can be easy to forget the little things. Suddenly mugs of hot coffee become on-the-go paper cups, a good book and a blanket become an e-book on the subway, and bubble baths with relaxing music become quick showers in silence. That is where these cozy little nooks come...

7 Simple Ways to Update Your Living Room

Stylish and chic living room
If a complete revamp of your living room is not within your economic or time budget, there are a variety of updates and changes you can make that may be within your reach.  Here are seven simple ways to update your living room.  Statement Art An interesting painting, framed print or photograph can give your living room a voice.  If it...

20 Quirky, Funky and Cool Rooms to Love

Fun and quirky interior
There are many styles of interior design and some would say there are rules that should be followed in order to create spaces that are successful from a design point of view.  Then there are rooms that throw all those rules away and blend color, quirky accents, pattern and disparate objects to create a cohesive and fun space.  Here are 20...

How to Get a Chic Beach Look in Your Home

Beautiful beach house
Take a break from the cold and think about sinking your toes into warm sand, relaxing to the sound of waves and feeling the fresh salty air.  Ahhhh.....are you there?  Now envision this as you discover how to get a chic beach look in your home.  The rooms pictured here embody beach style and will inspire your own look. Soothing colors, natural wood surfaces...

Warm and Welcoming Winter-inspired Interiors

Winter-inspired interior
The weather outside is frightful for some.  Don't let the winter blues take over.  Give your home a winter makeover and transform it into a warm and welcoming place like these winter-inspired interiors.  Cozy up to the fire, cuddle up with warm throws and sink into the comforting depths of seating that conforms to you. Cozy throws, wintry pillows and a...

How to Refresh Your Living Room After the Holidays

A refreshing living room
When you exhale after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, think about a refresh for your living room.  Once you've taken down all the holiday decorations and begin to move things back to their original spot, perhaps take another look around and think about changing things up a bit for the new year.  Here are living rooms to...

Warm up Your Winter With Fur and Fluff

Fur creates a warm and luxurious bedroom
Let's get inside from the cold and cuddle up by the fire.  Step closer and warm your hands.  Now, let's talk about warming up your home with fur and the fluff of wool.  What can you say about fur?  It's rich, warm, cozy and oh so soft.  It lends elegance and plush luxury to an interior.  Wool is wild and fluffy...

Metallic Wallpaper for Dimension and Shimmer

Chic and sophisticated metallic wallpaper
Metallic wallpaper is trending this year and the selection of styles and patterns is better than ever.  Glistening metallic enlivens a space and gives it dimension and textural appeal.  Whether it's for the living room, dining room, bedroom or bath, metallic wallpaper sets the tone for a chic aesthetic.  Here are examples of metallic wallpaper for adding shimmer, character and...

Designer Focus: Jean-Louis Deniot

Interior Designer Jean-Louis Deniot
Step into a room designed by Paris-based interior designer Jean-Louis Deniot and you feel as if you have entered a timeless space that is the epitome of chic.  Deniot has an extraordinary talent for creating rooms of great depth.  His interiors are a distinctive blend of vintage, new custom creations and a keen attention to the architecture of the space. Jean-Louis...

Romancing the Home – A Guide to Romantic Interiors

Romantic Parisian interior
Beautiful rooms embellished with rich fabrics, gilded accents, fresh flowers and comfortable furniture are romantic by nature.  Using inspiration from Parisian interiors and combining elegance with charm, romancing your home can be a reality.  Here are a few ways to create a romantic interior. Parisian Romance - No place says romance like Paris, France.  The Parisian influence on interiors epitomizes romance. ...

Heat up Your Fireplace with a Stylish Mantel

Simple and stylish mantel
The fireplace is often the focal point of the living area of the home.  Draw more attention and heat up your fireplace with a stylish mantel.  Try a traditional wood carved mantel or rustic natural wood.  Install a classic stone mantel or a simple modern style.  Even a simple shelf is a stylish option.  Here are traditional, rustic and modern...

10 Creative Ideas for original DIY chandeliers

Terrific idea for original DIY chandeliers
The chandeliers are important design elements that not only have the function to light up the homes, but they play also an extremely important aesthetic role. The right chandelier can deeply transform the home decor and can enhance the style of any room, giving a touch of character, originality, appeal and personality. Here you are ten creative ideas for DIY...

7 Ways to Incorporate Stripes into Your Home Decor

Conveying the striped theme throughout the room with a variety of widths and colors
You can earn your stripes the easy way with wallpaper, wall panels, rugs and fabrics.  Designing your space with stripes can be a fun way to add interest and refined elegance to your home.  Stripes come in all shapes and sizes and can bring a fresh look to your interiors.  Here are seven ways to incorporate stripes into your home décor for...

Mid-Century Modern Style

Mid-century home
Go back to the future with mid-century modern style.  Evocative of the post-war era where the need for fresh change was strong, the years between the mid-40s and 1970's captured the essence of what we now know as mid-century modern.  This is a style that epitomizes organic form and an uncomplicated design aesthetic.  Explore these mid-century interiors and appreciate the...

Styling a Gorgeous Moroccan Living Room

  Moroccan interior design for living rooms has burst onto the scene in the past decade, previously only reflecting Bohemian and adventurous lifestyles. Today, Moroccan interior design is a solid staple for all kinds of homes across the world and we are not only incorporating Moroccan detailed patterns and shapes into our home, but also being inspired by Moroccan lifestyles,...

Dark Glamour Inspired by Halloween

Gothic entryway
Inspired by Halloween, let's explore some dark interiors that bring out the glamour.  Not all dark interiors inspire chills.  These rooms exhibit a chic and dramatic side to darkness.  Rich textiles, dark painted walls and accents that highlight the use of a dark palette give these rooms a distinct appeal. Glossy dark wood wall panels, richly patterned flooring and bold accent furniture...

Embellish your home decor with the optical art

optical art home decor
Optical illusions, contrasting colors, geometric shapes and graphic elements: That is the so called "Optical Art", the undisputed star of the' 60s . This artistic current, also known as Op Art , is a an art mainly graphic, in which the artists tend to create and reproduce  an  effect of optical illusions, stimulating and involving the observers . The...

Modern Mountain Homes to Take You Away

Beautiful modern mountain home interior
Vast open spaces with picture windows to take in breathtaking views.  Soaring ceilings enhanced with wood beams.  Nestled in on cold winter nights, enjoying the warmth of the roaring fire.  Interiors styled with a modern aesthetic that blend with the natural world surrounding you.  If this sounds like paradise to you, come along and explore modern mountain homes. Ample windows to take...